Temagami – Backcountry Canoe Camping Trip

Temagami Backcountry Canoeing

The region of Temagami is the homeland to the Teme-Augama Anishnabai “the deep water people” who have inhabited the area for at least 6,000 years. Temagami is a backcountry canoeist’s paradise with over 4,000 km of canoe routes criss-crossing through 1,900 square kilometers, much of which is crown land. It has the distinction of having [...]

Algonquin Park – Backcountry Canoe Camping Trip

backcountry canoe outfitter in Algonquin

To slip silently across the glassy surface of an Algonquin lake in the misty dawn with only a majestic bull moose, a beaver or a pair of loons to witness your passing is a quintessential Canadian experience. The beauty of Algonquin Provincial Park is simply breathtaking, but beyond that it has the remarkable distinction of [...]

Killarney Park – Backcountry Canoe Camping Trip

Grace Lake

To take a canoe trip anywhere into Northern Ontario is to disconnect yourself from civilization. Nothing will make you appreciate Mother nature in all her beauty more than travelling by Canada’s most iconic and earliest form of transportation. To say that Canada would not be what it is today without the canoe is an huge [...]


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We are located only 1 hour from Toronto. Come and enjoy the beautiful Grand River and paddle through the towns of Paris, Brantford and Cambridge. We offer Grand River canoe rentals, kayak rentals, as well as a number of local services and workshops. For the more adventurous we also do backcountry canoe trips to Northern Ontario.